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Blouse (Huipil)

A work made of cotton and silk, plain weave with patterning and brocading wefts.

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  • A work made of cotton and silk, plain weave with patterning and brocading wefts.

Date:

1900/50

Artist:

Maya
San Martín Jilotepeque, Chimaltenango, Guatemala

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Culture

Maya

Title

Blouse (Huipil)

Place

San Martín Jilotepeque (Object made in)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

Made 1900–1950

Medium

Cotton and silk, plain weave with patterning and brocading wefts

Dimensions

59.7 × 85.4 cm (23 1/2 × 33 5/8 in.)

Credit Line

Purchased with funds provided by Mrs. Chauncey B. Borland

Reference Number

1969.749

Extended information about this artwork

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